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Planned change to Kenya’s forest act threatens vital habitats, say activists

Environmentalists fear a proposal to allow boundary changes to protected areas will open the door to deforestation Environmentalists are deeply concerned by the Kenyan government’s…

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Bandcamp Fridays return for 2022 after $70m of sales

Bandcamp Fridays has been one of the bright spots of the Covid-19 pandemic for independent musicians and labels. The post Bandcamp Fridays return for 2022…

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How Senate Dems reaped the benefits from 2 little-known GOP maneuvers

Senate Democrats lost their fight to weaken the filibuster, but they’re capitalizing big on another rules change — that the GOP pushed. After an Obama…

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Ahead of Lunar New Year, Thailand’s poor feel sting of inflation

Pork prices have jumped 40 percent since the start of the year amid a perfect storm of swine flu and rising oil prices. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2022/1/26/ahead-of-lunar-new-year-thailands-poor-feel-sting-of-inflation…

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San Jose lawmakers advance nation’s first gun ownership requirements

Lawmakers in San Jose, California on Tuesday advanced the nation’s first gun ownership requirements.The San Jose City Council voted in support of a measure that would require…

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It’s official: Stock market having worst start to year ever

Data: FactSet; Chart: Axios Visuals It’s been a decidedly ugly start to the year for the stock market, with particular pain in the tech trade….

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Satellite images show the aftermath of Tonga volcano’s eruption

The images show populated areas in the archipelago with heavily damaged or destroyed buildings and homes and at least one island covered with ash. (Image…

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The trade deficit is soaring due to the pandemic

Source: Census Bureau and Bureau of Economic Analysis; Chart: Axios Visuals Inflation and jobs may get all the economic headlines, but meanwhile a big shift…

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Third Way think tank: “Big Lie” could become “Big Coup”

Third Way, the center-left think tank, is urging fellow Democrats to respond to the Capitol riot with “the size, scope, and seriousness of a presidential…

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Advocates say Biden has let Haitian migrants down

Continued turmoil in Haiti is causing a growing number of Haitians to try to make it to American shores — and some advocates say the…

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House unveils $250 billion tech bill

The House has introduced its own version of a sprawling $250 billion tech bill that the Biden administration is counting on to address supply chain…

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The gig economy is trying to solve health care’s burnout crisis

Amid a nationwide nursing shortage and burnout crisis, tech companies say they could be part of the solution by allowing nurses to essentially join the…

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Supply isn’t our only COVID treatment problem

Antiviral COVID treatments are hailed as a pandemic game-changer, but they’re currently in very short supply — and that’s only one of several barriers to access…

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M 4.9 – Vanuatu

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.9 – Vanuatu Time 2022-01-26 11:11:41 UTC 2022-01-26 11:11:41 UTC at epicenter Location 19.233°S 168.555°E Depth 56.50 km (35.11 mi)…

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The future of retail: more self-service

Self-checkout, self-service, autonomous stores, DIY: The retail world is prepping for a future with fewer human workers and more technology involved in selling us stuff….

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Advocates say Biden has let Haitian migrants down

Continued turmoil in Haiti is causing a growing number of Haitians to try to make it to American shores — and some advocates say the…

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Supply isn’t our only COVID treatment problem

Antiviral COVID treatments are hailed as a pandemic game-changer, but they’re currently in very short supply — and that’s only one of several barriers to access…

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M 4.9 – 282 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.9 – 282 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia Time 2022-01-26 09:52:42 UTC 2022-01-26 09:52:42 UTC at epicenter Location 4.267°N 128.285°E…

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Four-day workweeks get rave reviews, but they’re not catching on

Data: Indeed.com; Chart: Axios Visuals The four-day work week is nowhere close to becoming the norm, despite a flurry of corporate announcements, media coverage and…

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UK’s Boris Johnson braces for ‘partygate’ investigation report

Senior civil servant Sue Gray could turn in her report to the government as soon as Wednesday. (Image credit: Alastair Grant/AP) Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/01/26/1075723170/uks-boris-johnson-braces-for-partygate-investigation-report Droolin’ Dog…

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Indonesia’s capital is rapidly sinking into the sea

Now the government is leaving, and moving the country’s capital to the island of Borneo. (Image credit: Dita Alangkara/AP) Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/01/26/1075720551/jakarta-indonesia-sinking-into-java-sea-new-capital Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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A town in Mexico survives entirely on money sent back by U.S. migrants

The money has allowed their families to remain in Comachuen, a town in the Michoacan mountains rather than moving to other parts of Mexico for…

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